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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Algae-based Renewable Fuel Promotion Act of 2010

Short Titles as Introduced

Algae-based Renewable Fuel Promotion Act of 2009

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the definition of cellulosic biofuel to include algae-based biofuel for purposes of the cellulosic biofuel producer credit and the special allowance for cellulosic biofuel plant property.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
09/28/2010Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H7070-7071)
12/01/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date Chamber
11/15/2010SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 639.
09/29/2010SenateReceived in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
09/28/2010-5:30pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/28/2010-5:30pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7070-7071)
09/28/2010-5:12pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4168.
09/28/2010-5:12pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7070-7073)
09/28/2010-5:12pmHouseMr. Van Hollen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
12/01/2009HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
12/01/2009HouseIntroduced in House

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means12/01/2009 Referred to

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Subjects (5)


Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (09/28/2010)

Algae-based Renewable Fuel Promotion Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the definition of "cellulosic biofuel" for purposes of the cellulosic biofuel producer tax credit and the special depreciation allowance to mean any liquid fuel which is derived solely from qualified feedstocks. Defines "qualified feedstocks" as any lignocellulosic or hemicellulosic matter that is available on a renewable or recurring basis and any cultivated algae, cyanobacteria, or lemna.

Provides for compliance of the budgetary effects of this Act with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.